Odds are, if you’re reading this, you live in a city or its metro area. More than 80% of Americans live in cities, and urban population growth is outpacing overall U.S. population growth.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Data-Driven Innovation Project explores the rapid advancements happening in the digital economy as well as the inventive use of data for good. The promise of bigger and better data is a future of greater opportunity and growth. The Foundation is conducting research activities and a series of events around the country in order to highlight this potential.
We encourage you to read the blog posts and research reports here to gain a full understanding of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's work on data-driven innovation.
Be sure to read our in-depth report, The Future of Data-Driven Innovation.
The great need for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in this country has been clear for years. From the school house to the White House, America’s leaders, businesses, and teachers have emphasized the growing skills gap that leaves U.S.
Farming is hard work – really hard. It’s not just the backbreaking labor and long hours. Farmers are some of the private sector’s biggest risk takers.
In the latest Bloomberg Businessweek, we see Big Data politics come full circle. Before 2012, it was the private sector’s ideas fueling data-driven campaigning.
Open Data Now is the first complete book on Open Data. For that fact alone author Joel Gurin has offered a tremendous resource on this fast-growing field.
You’ve been robbed. Your great-grandmother’s wedding ring that has been in your family for four generations is gone and your brand new flat-screen television is missing.
On the quiet corner of a small Texas strip mall this past month, a local Chinese eatery became the setting for a groundbreaking use of an everyday tool.
Chris Anderson at the MIT Technology Review recently looked at how farmers are deploying cheap, easy-to-use drones armed with cameras to fly over their fields.
When this emergency medical team looked at its data on heart attacks, they couldn't believe what they'd found.